Residents of Los Angeles, Calif. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $55K annually; other top-paying cities include San Jose, Calif. (about $51K) and San Bernardino, Calif. (approximately $45K).
Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $56K per year — though Marriage & Family Therapists and Mental Health Clinicians also do fairly well at $52K and $49K, respectively.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $53K annually. The greater proportion of employees (59 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $51K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Registered Marriage and Family Therapist intern certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $52K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Employees who have a Master of Science (MS), Counseling make the most here, hauling in around $56K per year.
When it comes to skills, Clinical Psychology seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $53K annually. A garden variety skill at EMQ Families First is Counseling; a solid majority of EMQ Families First's people use it regularly.
Benefits and Perks
EMQ Families First sponsors a 401(k) program, and most respondents use this option to save for their retirement. Benefits include paid time off, but EMQ Families First hands out more vacation days than sick days; more than half of workers report receiving the former, but only 38 percent report receiving the latter. Almost all respondents can count on health insurance, and nearly all workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Some other perks are a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and flexible hours.